Published On: Jul 28 2013 03:40:03 AM CDTUpdated On: Apr 21 2015 09:16:26 AM CDT
"Full House" had an eight-season run on ABC from 1987 to 1995. Its most famous cast members included Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson, John Stamos and Bob Saget.
John Stamos played Jesse Katsopolis, brother-in-law to Danny Tanner (Bob Saget). Katsopolis had musical talent and spent the later seasons of the show trying to make it big with his band.
Stamos has since gone on to play roles on TV shows such as "ER," "Glee," "The New Normal" and "Necessary Roughness." Most recently he's had cameos in the musical series "Galavant" and playing himself on the final episode of "Two and a Half Men."
Bob Saget played Danny Tanner, a single father with three daughters, D.J., Stephanie and Michelle. Tanner had help raising his children from his brother-in-law, Jesse, and best friend, Joey.
While still on "Full House," Saget became the original host of "America's Funniest Home Videos." He has landed roles in television series that include "Raising Dad," "Surviving Suburbia" and "Entourage," and was the narrator of the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother."
Dave Coulier played the comical Joey Gladstone, Danny Tanner's best friend.
Since "Full House," Coulier has had a lot of minor acting parts, mostly voiceover work, including on "Robot Chicken," and continues to perform as a stand-up comic. He also had a cameo as himself in a February 2013 episode of "How I Met Your Mother."
Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen played the youngest Tanner sister, Michelle. The character's popularity grew over time and the Olsen Twins became a household name.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen turned to fashion after "Full House," launching the fashion lines The Row, Elizabeth and James, Olsenboye and StyleMint. Ashley interned under designer Zac Posen. Mary-Kate continued her acting career, including a role in the movie "Beastly" and a recurring role in the cable hit "Weeds," but has also been a tabloid favorite, including her years struggling with an eating disorder. In March 2012, Mary-Kate said she planned to quit acting for good to instead focus on her fashion career.
Candace Cameron played the oldest Tanner sister, D.J. Much of the show was focused on her growth as a teenager while dealing with school and relationships.
Cameron is now known as Candace Cameron Bure, after marrying retired NHL player Valeri Bure in June 1996. She starred on the ABC Family drama "Make It or Break It" and appeared in numerous made-for-TV movies. She was a contestant season 18 of "Dancing with the Stars" in the spring of 2014, making the finals and ultimately finishing in third place. She is also the sister of fellow child star Kirk Cameron. She is currently in talks to star in a "Full House" reboot alongside her former co-stars Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber that could land on Netflix.
Jodie Sweetin played the sarcastic Stephanie Tanner on "Full House."
Sweetin fought through drug problems after the show and has had only a handful of acting roles since. In 2009 she appared in the indie films "Port City" and "Redefining Love." Her most recent credits came in the TV films "Singled Out" in 2012 and "Defending Santa" in 2013. She now has two daughters, Zoie and Beatrix.
Lori Loughlin eventually became the fourth main adult character of the show as Rebecca Donaldson. She eventually became Jesse Katsopolis' wife and they had twin sons, Nicky and Alex.
Loughlin starred in "90210" and co-created the WB drama "Summerland" after "Full House." Her most recent roles have come in the TV movies "A Mother's Rage," "Meet My Mom" and "When Calls the Heart," the last of which has become a Hallmark Channel series. She also made a brief appearance as Rebecca Donaldson, alongside John Stamos as Jesse Katsopolis, on a July 2013 episode of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," following a reunion performance by "Jesse and The Rippers," Stamos' characters band from "Full House." Loughlin's husband is fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli. They have two daughters.
Scott Weinger started appearing in season five as D.J.'s boyfriend Steve.
During "Full House," Weinger began what would be his most famous role, voicing the title character in Disney's "Aladdin." He also voiced the character in two direct-to-video sequels and two TV series. He's also worked as a writer and producer -- serving as a writer and producer on "90210" and working as a writer on "What I Like About You" and "Priveleged." He's recently had a couple of on-screen roles, playing small parts in 2013 in the ABC drama series "Mistresses" and in 2014 in the sitcom "The Neighbors."
Andrea Barber played Kimmy Gibler, D.J.'s best friend. Following the show, she retired from acting. In 2012, she reprised her "Full House" role for a sketch alongside Dave Coulier, her former "Full House" co-star, for the comedy website Funny or Die.
Danielle Fishel, who would go on to star in another iconic '90s sitcom, as Topanga in "Boy Meets World" (right), had a two-episode stint on "Full House" as Stephanie's classmate "Jennifer P." (left).
After bouncing around in bit parts on TV and direct-to-video movies, Fishel landed the host job of Style Network's "The Dish" in 2008 and is now reprising her role as Topanga in the Disney Channel sequel series "Girl Meets World."
Tahj Mowry had a recurring role on the show as Michelle's best friend, Teddy. Mowry went on to star in his own sitcom "Smart Guy." He also appeared in "Are We Done Yet?" and in the TV series "Kim Possible" and "Baby Daddy."
The cast of "Full House" reunited at the premiere of the Olsens' film "New York Minute" in Hollywood, California, on May 1, 2004.